The Fourth Anniversary Of Colorado’s Costliest Natural Disaster
Four years ago this week Colorado was hit with it's costliest natural disaster.
The 2013 Colorado floods took 10 lives and caused $4 Billion in damage. Its impact was felt across 24 counties and demolished 1,800 homes and forced 18,000 residents from their homes. Over 200 businesses were also destroyed. The 4 days of almost constant rain swelled creeks and rivers along the front range from Colorado Springs to Ft. Collins leaving destruction in its wake. Many are still recovering.
A reminder, the massive recovery effort continues in south Texas. In comparison, the estimated damage from Hurricane Harvey will be north of $150 Billion. The storm is responsible for the loss of at least 70 lives. Consider making a donation to the American Red Cross today.
Credi: The Denver Post